TRAVELS and VISITS: Dean, Chancellor, Faculty, SVS Press Travels; Visitors to Campus

Date: 
January 1, 2013 - January 1, 2014
View The Very Rev. Dr. Chad Hatfield's 2014 Travel Schedule 

Our chancellor/CEO Fr. Chad Hatfield frequently travels for preaching and teaching, touring with our Men's Choir, engaging in inter-Orthodox and The Hatfield family at the Hogar Rafael orphanage, GuatemalaThe Hatfield family at the Hogar Rafael orphanage, Guatemala ecumenical dialogue, and leading missionary teams. 

Over the summer of 2014, Fr. Chad ministered in Guatemala, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Kansas, and served as Co-Chair of the Orthodox Church in America/Anglican Church in North America Dialogue. 

View The Very Rev. Dr. John Behr's Travel Schedule

Our dean Fr. John Behr travels in the U.S. and overseas, presenting retreats and book studies, meeting with other seminary administrators and students, and serving on non–profit boards. A renowned patristic scholar, Fr. John lectures in academic and popular venues. 

In September, Fr. John journeyed to the Monastero di Bose in the province of Biella, Italy, to participate in the XXII International Ecumenical Conference on Orthodox Spirituality. Billed as scholarly, cultural, and ecclesiastical exchange, this year's conference focused on the timely topic, "Blessed are the Peacemakers."Fr. John, in Bose, ItalyFr. John, in Bose, Italy

View 2014 Faculty Travel Schedule

Our faculty members frequently travel to offer presentations at symposia, lecture at other seminaries, participate in inter-Orthodox and ecumenical dialogue, and provide continuing education for clergy and laity.

Dr. Meyendorff with group in Arad, RomaniaDr. Meyendorff with group in Arad, RomaniaFrom September 21-26, The Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology Dr. Paul Meyendorff traveled to Arad, Romania, to attend the 8th meeting of the International Working Group on Orthodox Theological Education. The group, which includes official representatives from most of the autocephalous Orthodox Churches, is tasked with assisting theological schools and faculties in raising academic standards and encouraging cooperation and exchange. SVS Press display at the American Academy of Religion's Annual Meeting, November 2013SVS Press display at the American Academy of Religion's Annual Meeting, November 2013 Read the full story.

View 2014 SVS Press & Bookstore Travel Schedule

Marketing and Operations Manager The Rev. Dn. Gregory Hatrak logs many miles for SVS Press and Bookstore throughout the course of the year, both in the United States and abroad. Sometimes joined by the Dean or Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief The Rev. Dr. Benedict Churchill, or SVS Press Production Manager Michael Soroka, Dn. Gregory meets academics, clergy, various alumni, and numerous lay readers, answering their questions, recommending titles, and doing the set-up and tear-down for the traveling bookstore.L to R: Olga Kirilchenko, Fr. Aleksey Paranyuk, Fr. Chad, Fr..Hieromonk Roman (Modin) and Aleksei Antonov, Kazan Theological Seminary of RussiaL to R: Olga Kirilchenko, Fr. Aleksey Paranyuk, Fr. Chad, Fr..Hieromonk Roman (Modin) and Aleksei Antonov, Kazan Theological Seminary of Russia

In May of 2014, Dn. Gregory Hatrak joined Michael Soroka and The Very Rev. Dr. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir's, at the North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. View photo gallery

View a schedule of campus visitors in Who's on Campus?

St. Vladimir's beautiful campus in Yonkers, NY, is host to many distinguished guests both in the school year and over the summer. 

On October 2, host of the popular "Coffee with Sister Vassa," Sister Vassa herself, conducted one of her talks at St. Vladimir's, and a question and answer session followed.  On October 13, Hieromonk Roman (Modin), vice-rector and professor of Kazan Theological Seminary of Russia, and Aleksei Antonov, 3rd-year student of the same seminary, visited with our Chancellor/CEO, The Very Rev. Dr. Chad Hatfield, and our two Moscow Patriarchate seminarians, Olga Kirilchenko and Fr. Aleksey Paranyuk.

Assistant Professor of Liturgical Music Dr. Nicholas Reeves - See more at: http://www.svots.edu/headlines/multimedia-musical-work-dr-nicholas-reeve... class entitled "Interpreting Orthodox Sacred Choral Music" at St. Seraphim Orthodox Church in Santa Rosa, CA